Resources

Seattle and national health resources

For Life Threatening Emergencies: Call 9-1-1

Depression and anxiety, suicide and crisis hotlines:

Places to get mental health care:

Urgent Care:

For established patients (that is, you have seen me for an in-office visit), I offer phone availability for after-hours situations. You can also usually be seen in the office within 24 hours for urgent situations. Sometimes, though, that’s not possible. So for when it’s not bad enough for the emergency room, but can’t wait until the office is open:

Country Doctor After Hours Clinic: located at Swedish Cherry Hill at 550 16th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122

Open 6-10 pm M-F and 12-10 pm Sat & Sun. Call (206) 329-5556; may not be open on holidays. Takes all insurances. Long-time provider of health care to the LGTBQ community.

Immediate Clinic: Make an appointment online at https://www.immediateclinic.com/ (also takes Apple Health, Molina, UHC Community Plan and Amerigroup)

Reliable places to buy locally:

Transgender and LGBTQ Resources:

Insurer’s portals: Medicaid, Premera, Molina, Amerigroup, UHC, Regence, Group Health

For learning more about natural, integrative and functional medicine:

Associations:

  • Gay and Lesbian Medical Association: GLMA.org
  • Washington Association of Naturopathic Physicians: www.wanp.org

Nutrition and Food:

In general, the research supports a heavily plant-based diet (though not necessarily vegan) for optimal health.